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Cruise Critic's Review 4.5 out of 5+ star rating
Holland America Line's Westerdam, part of its Vista class of ships, reminds me of what the cruise line does best. In its restaurants, onboard programs, larger-than-average staterooms, and, most of ... read more
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Westerdam Cruise Reviews: 598

Cruise Region Date Member Rating
Unusually good, even for HAL! by When and How

A Smooth embarkation and an excellent Mariner's lunch set the tone for this cruise. The cabin ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Great Experience start to finish by ekehey

We had cruised one other time on another cruise line and came close to giving up ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5+ out of 5+
Good cruise that could have been great with improved dining experience by Tomtom56

This was our first Holland America cruise and we picked it specifically to get an older, more ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
What's not to love by SneezyRider

Keep in mind that all reviews are a matter of the reviewer's opinion. What was fantastic for one ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 5.0 out of 5+
Holland America - East Caribbean on Westerdam by Ahoy_there_maties

This was the first time we sailed on Holland America, we had heard good things about them. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 4.0 out of 5+
Our group made it worth it but.... by JB101FL

Having cruised exclusively on Royal Caribbean, we thought we'd try HAL with a group of friends. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 03/14 3.0 out of 5+
We love this ship by kjwent

We parked at Park and Fly -- great operation. They got us right over to the ship, and we walked ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Westerdam Cabin 4166 by swom

We just got off the Westerdam on Feb 22nd 2014. It was a 7 day cruise that took us to Grand ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5+ out of 5+
Excellent service outweighs a few missed experiences by StartrainDD

Westerdam cruise 2-15-14  We booked this cruise as a get away from winter, relax and enjoy ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Cruise by Calypso54

Embarkation was a little slow. But the waiting area was comfortable. Cabins were open and ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 5.0 out of 5+
Never ever again with Holland by julee63

After getting thru the awful traffic jam to get to the Westerdam, on the 1st day of our cruise ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 02/14 1.0 out of 5+
Westerdam Good but Not Great by sue4me55

This was my 3rd cruise with HAL and to me the 2 other ships had higher standards ( Ryndam & ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 Not Rated
virus on Westerdam by siteseer101

Also sailed on the Westerdam on Jan. 4. There was a stomach virus outbreak but I think some of ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5.0 out of 5+
Nothing special by adiab

My wife and I had been on one other cruse before last year which was amazing, great food, ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Good Cruise on the Westerdam by gwesq

One of the good things about cruising is that to a large extent you can make a cruise whatever ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Good with the bad by cjm94

We thought the ship food was very good, the staff was very friendly and we appreciate that they ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 3.0 out of 5+
Dreadful Experience - Poor service, GI outbreak, Lack of Communication by Waterloo traveller

I sailed with my sister, on what we anticipated to be a great Carribean cruise. My sister is a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 1.0 out of 5+
say what you mean by cjm94

i agree with globetrotter. we both started getting a respitory illness while on board. i ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
WORST CRUISE EVER - NEVER AGAIN by Teach2014

I must totally agree with the previous writer's experiences on the Holland America Westerdam. We ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 1.0 out of 5+
Easily Our Worst Cruise Experience Ever by rlglobetrotter

We’re currently wrapping up our 7 day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Westerdam, and we ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 1.0 out of 5+
First Cruise and a great experience by withershin

I went on my first cruise this past Christmas with my father. He is a Holland America regular ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Westerdam by cmats13

We had a wonderful cruise with our family. This was a first cruise for myself and my sister in ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Great Vacation on the Westerdam by VUCruiser

Summary and Highlights:

1. Had a great time!

2. Got to the ship about 12:30 and ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Memorable and enjoyable by World2sea

Sailing date Dec 7-14 2013 Ft Lauderdale, Eastern Caribbean.

Ocean Cruise number 6 for ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5+ out of 5+
Nice, but a tad underwhelming by F1uffy

Holland America has a strong reputation, and this was our first cruise with this line. Perhaps ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
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